Mr Xulu has 17 years of experience within the security sector. He has served in various capacities and participated in high profile and sensitive government security programmes. He possesses an in-depth understanding of intelligence and governance issues and has played a critical role in the design, training and analysis of security; and the establishment of government, community, public, private, industry crime prevention structures, strategies and audit safety.
For his expertise, he has been commissioned by the International Republican Institute, DACST, CSIR, HSRC, the EU and Institute for Local Government Management of South Africa.
His former assignments include assessment of systems/network vulnerability in KwaZulu-Natal, establishment of a commercial venture for MK Veterans, SADC Human Rights and Policing, election supervision, design and preparation of community safety programmes, co-ordination and management of the Twin City Programme, alternative dispute resolution, capacity building research projects, forensic investigations and cyber forensics.
Mr Xulu holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Master’s Degree in Management specialising in Security from the University of Witwatersrand, a competence certificate in Legal and Business Writing from UCT and is a full member of the prestigious Golden Key International Organisation. He has undergone training through InfoSec-USA in Computer Forensics, participated in the Twin City Projects between the cities of Durban and Leeds, and Community Safety as part of the United Kingdom Yorkshire Police and Space Programme.
In addition, he has completed a number of training and development courses via various institutions, including the pre-merged University of Potchefstroom and Business Studies Unit; Education: Crime Intelligence at Pretoria Tech; Negotiations Skills Training and Development at the International Negotiations Academy; and Basic Adult Training and Education at UNISA. Mr Xulu’s experience includes analysis of legislated/policy mandates, financial management for public servants, analysis of systemic and procedural issues, risk management, communication and inter-governmental relations.